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CAPS Provides Input on Draft Sterile Compounding Legislation

BETHLEHEM, Pa., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting consistent federal oversight of sterile compounding in the United States, Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), a B. Braun company, submitted its comments today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) regarding the committee's draft legislation on sterile compounding.

"We strongly believe that consistency will be the key," said Mike Koch , CAPS Vice President, Marketing and Support Services. "To help ensure both patient safety and confidence in the nation's drug supply, it's important to hold all compounded sterile preparations made in the U.S. to a consistent set of quality standards, while avoiding potentially dangerous loopholes."

CAPS delivers compounded sterile preparations daily, both locally and nationwide, from 25 locations. Included in the comments submitted to the Committee was support for the newly proposed "Compounding Manufacturer" category. CAPS looks forward to further engaging in the dialogue on this important patient safety legislation.

About CAPS

CAPS®, the nation's largest network of outsourcing admixture pharmacies, was pioneered in 1991 to deliver high-quality admixture services and solutions to a dynamic and challenging pharmacy environment. State-licensed and FDA-registered, CAPS pharmacies operate 365 days a year to dispense labeled, patient-specific and anticipatory IV prescriptions. To learn more about CAPS, visit

About B. Braun

B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.

The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun's U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit

SOURCE Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), a B. Braun company
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